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10 Occupational Therapy Scholarships to Help Pay for Grad School

Finding occupational therapy scholarships for graduate school isn’t always as easy as finding undergraduate scholarships – whether you’re applying to a Master’s or a Doctorate in Occupational Therapy. In general, most graduate programs don’t offer “full rides” or 100% paid tuition, but thankfully there are still scholarship options out there for you. Some of the […]

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what is the peop model

What is the PEOP Model? Person-Environment-Occupation Performance

The Person-Environment-Occupation Performance (PEOP) model is an important framework used in occupational therapy to guide therapists’ assessment, intervention, and evaluation of client-centered care. It was first developed in 1985 (and last revised in 2015) by Carolyn Baum and Charles Christiansen during the time when the biomedical model was widely used in Western medicine. The biomedical […]

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Tips to get your OT observation hours

7 Tips to Get Your Occupational Therapy Observation Hours

If you’re interested in becoming an OT, you’ve probably already heard all about how challenging the coursework is for occupational therapy graduate programs (for both OT Master’s and Doctorates). The process of applying to occupational therapy school can be just as challenging, but in a different way, especially when you’re trying to obtain enough occupational […]

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Balance grades for occupational therapy

Sitting and Standing Balance Grades for Occupational Therapy

As occupational therapists, we are well aware that balance impairments can impact our patients’ level of independence, but we can sometimes feel uncertain about what the formal balance grades actually are in occupational therapy assessments and treatment notes. To help clear things up, we’ll be highlighting the balance grades for static and dynamic sitting and […]

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